Strategies on child and adolescent health

On this page we will link to important strategies on child and adoblensent health.

School health services

School health services are part of the whole school approach that is promoted by WHO through the Global School Health Initiative launched in 1995. The initiative supports countries to implement the four pillars for Health Promoting Schools: 1) Health promoting school policies 2) Safe and healthy learning environment, 3) Skills-based health education, and 4) School-based health and nutrition services. On this WHO webpage on school health services you can find norms, standards and guidelines for school health and school health services.

The Paris Declaration (2017)

A high-level conference was held in Paris, France, on 7–8 December 2016. The theme was: Promoting intersectoral and interagency action for health and well-being in the WHO European Region: working together for better health and well-being. The conference brought together the health, education and social sectors. The overall aim was to foster better and more equal health and well-being and improved social outcomes for children, adolescents and their families through strengthening intersectoral cooperation and joint action in the WHO European Region. The result of the meeting is shown in "The Paris Declaration".